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>> now, from abc7, breaking news. >> the breaking news is in orinda. authorities have made an arrest in connection with a violent attack on a couple in front of their home. it is not clear how many are in custody or where they were arrested. >> police looked for two men wanted to shooting a local school board vice president and pistol-whippinger husband, carol brown and tom smalling wearing halloween masks. brown has several months of recovery. police location add cell phone taken from the couple after receiving a ping from it. investigators are trying to germ in it is connected to five other homedups in a span of four days in contra costa county. the locations are all shown on this map.
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authorities say that all of the robberies involved two men who attack their victims as they pulled interest their drive. >> we will continue to follow the story influence the day and can you download the abc7 news app for more updates. >> i am reggie aqui. >> i am kristen sze. the other top story neighbors and parents in richmond community are worried about toxic soil near their homes after veterannors dumped a truckload of soil at a site on richmond avenue. amy hollyfield is at scene with the story. >> amy? >> yes, kristen, a developer outbounds this land and this are some homes. the people this is not okay. the company said that, okay, it will move the soil. >> the soil is labeled clearly stating it has pcb in it and the company that put it here, warehouse development, says the concentration is low enough that
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it is safe to use. but the residents and the dog walkers do not understand that. >> in they say it is not that high there mean there are toxins. there is no safe level. i am concerned this came out of nowhere. >> at the dirt came from a contract in emeryville. the mayor of richmond said he feel like the city is being used as a dumping ground. >> this came from emeryville...they could have stockpiled it elsewhere but they brought it to richmond. >> the development company gave a statement say we have provided the city with two sets of tests confirming that the fill is below actionable levels. we will be running the soil this week to the emeryville site for which it originated for use in the construction of a new parking garage. the company said that the regional water control board approved this. all the water board has saudi
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explicit -- has said explicitly they could are not happy. >> the company will move the soil tomorrow back to emeryville easing some nerves. >> cannot be soon enough. and there should be some tests to see in there is any residual after affects. the concentration of pcbs said the company is less than two part as million and the soil is safe to use in a project for a parking garage in emeryville. in richmond for abc7 news. thank you, amy. the milpitas city council is expected to take action tonight after fielding dozens of complaints of a smelly odor. some think it is coming from the landfill on the island but the county has had 72 odor complains in a month. they are trying to iron things
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out but there is a ballot measure in november to decide whether to double the landfill in size. right now, it is near capacity. >> videoing news now, hurricane matthew is heading north toward cuba after delivering a devastating blow to haiti. the catastrophic inform is the strongest to slam the region in decades and now the east coast is bracing. we have the latest. hurricane matthew making landfall this morning. [ inaudible ] the monster storm is now the strongest hurricane since 1963 and is blamed already for take, at least four lives. >> we have seen deaths already. people who are at sea. and people who are missing, people who did not respect the alerts. they lost their lives. >> it is reaching winds at 145 miles per hour. it hits parts of haiti. it was a devastating blow.
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the clouts are from the edge of hurricane matthew. but jamaica is looking at this with guarded on minimum. >> in cuba they calling up to 40" of rain possible in some areas in you have to wash away the entire villages. cubans are boarding up buildings and bringing in sandbags and the united states is ready nor a category 4 hurricane that threatened the east cost by the end of the week. >> math out could have catastrophic destruction. and deadly. we are preparing for the worst. we are hoping for the best. >> hurricane watch is now in affect across part of florida with states of emergency already declared in florida and in north carolina. >> i want to show you what is happening in hollywood, in florida, a line of people who are waiting to get propane this
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morning with grocery carts. they are not taking chances and ready format use. the mayor of broward county said it is imperative everyone take precautionary measures. right now. the governor has activated 240 national guard members, 6,600 are on stand by. our meteorologist, meteorologist mike nicco, is tracking the system. what are you seeing, mike? >> a strengthening storm, or one that is not weakening. i look and show you what is going on. i hoped that maybe the mountains of haiti would take out the steam but it is still category 4, 145 miles per hour, and 65 miles southeast of guantanamo bay. haiti has up to 40" of rain, 3.5' of rain, and then all eyes after the bahamas, on to florida as it brakes the ocean side of
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florida and heads into the carolinas over the weekend. kristen? >> yes, happening now, making it through the month, hundreds of dealing with a muddy mess outside and no running water inside. crews broke a water main and now a mobile home community is paying the price. our reporter spent the morning with miserable residents. tiffany? >> yes, kristen, the residents are frustrated and i got off the phone with a property management company and they say that this is really an unfortunate mess because they did everything possible to track the utilities and in fact they did something that they wanted it find out where the utilities were and mark them before the digging began. however, where the breaks happened is where the utilities were not supposed to be. >> knee-deep sludge in the roads and residents of the mobile home park say a simple black top repair project has turned into a
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nightmare that will not end. construction crews broke a water main yesterday and just two week after they cut the gas line. >> a it is hard. i had to sponge bath my kid and cannot wash clothes. >> he could not cook a few weeks good morning. >> homer is frustrated and he is not alone. i don't think they had it very well planned out before they were digging and protecting the ground and thing like that. all thement company is offering residents pool water to flush. they also blot in a future port-a-potties and truck with bottled water but some say that they if not get a delivery and going through the muck is not easy for elderly. >> all these people not using water works no bath, and have to walk through this... >> crews discussed lay down a pat for residents and are trying to fix the broken water main. families can shower at their other mobile home park but with the construction taking up so
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many packing spaces, many are reluctant to move their cars. >> what do you think of management? have they done enough? >> no. [ inaudible ] >> now, management said that the water main has actually been fixed, however, they are waiting on tests to make sure that the water is safe to drink before turning it back on to all of the residents and you can see this is actually just phase one for the entire mobile home parks with all of roads redone, so they have been brain storming trying to figure out what they can to do prevent more breaks like have happened the past couple of weeks, from happening again. and right now, they do not have any easy answers. tiffany, thank you. new details now on the loma fire in the santa cruz mountains. all evacuation orders and road closures stemming from the fire have been lifted as of 9:00 this morning. cal fire said the fire is 90%
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contained. the red cross will resume delivering cleaning and supplies to victims and those who lost homes toll. if you would like to help we have a link to the official fire fund, on our website at abc7news.com. tonight, the vice presidential candidates square off in their debate. the relatively unknown mike pence and stick tick will introduce themselves to the nation and try to do no harm. and we report now, from farmville, virginia. >> tonight it is time not number two on the presidential ticket to take the stage, and experts say expect to hear from two seasoned and polished and well prepare politicians. donald trump's running make mike pence and indiana governor and congressman was a radio talk show host. >> hillary clinton giving her v.p. pick, tim kaine full confidence. the virginia senator and former governor worked at the harvard trained trial lawyer for years. >> in they make a difference it is at the margins but some
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elections have been decided at the margins >> the pressure to clean up after an underwilliaming debate performance by trump last week. >> mike pence has a strategy like mash unit, stabilize the body and get it to the next debate >> the campaign manager said that viewers should expect a more feisty mike pence. >> he will be fiery. >> his rival is under the spotlight hoping to build on the poll rising for hillary clinton. >> i have legally used the tax laws to my benefit. >> but donald trump is up in ohio and hillary clinton has another question the >> what genius loses a billion dollars in a single year? >> but both have the job of not to mess anything up for the presidential candidates. from farmville, virginia. >> you can watch the v.p. debate right here, with our coverage starting at 6:00 p.m. it will also be live streaming
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on our news app, and the debate is followed by "dancing with the stars" at five o'clock p.m., and a special abc7 at 9:00, and "jeopardy," and "wheel," at 10:00 and 10:30 and then followed by abc7 news at 11. >> next, a deadly she down caught on camera, and, now, it is made public with the video released by the l.a.p.d. for all of the world to see. >> was social media to blame for the high enheist on the kim kardashian case? some experts say the star is a victim of her own popularity? >> and leonardo spills the boons about his next life goal and he could be see
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>> new at 11:00, los angeles police released surveillance video of a suspect who appears to hold a gun moments before being shot to death by police. the video show as man in gray sweat pants and a blue headed sweatshirt pulling a hand gun from his waste and the 18-year-old snell runs around the corner to a strip mall. the video was released to correct competing accounts. >> job well done by rescue personnel in new jersey. they saved 38 people from a huge natural gas leak explosion. the blast reduced two homed to rubble. police and firefighters were on the scene and smelled and heard the missing gas and began evacuating the neighborhood. the explosion happened in less than half an hour after they get
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out safely. this happened in patterson. ten firefighters want to the hospital with possible ear damage but, boy, did they save lives that day. >> kim kardashian is back home. and safe in the united states. after terrifying robbery in paris during fashion week. >> look at this, they captured the moment the star and her husband arrived in new york city yesterday. in paris she stayed at a luxury french apartment featured in 2014 episode of "keeping up with the kardashians," and posted snapchat before the heist. police say that kim kardashian social media presence may have played a role in the robbery this a federal member of congress area's security agrees with. >> you should not snapchat where you are and what you have it is like a criminal paradise to know that. >> authorities say the mother of two was alone in the apartment and she was held at gunpoint, tied up, gagged, and locked in the bathroom by the armed men.
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they stole $10 million in jewelry. >> be more careful on social media after this. >> out of this world mission, for a hollywood "a" lister, leonardo decaprio is showing what he with like to do next in a big reveal. >> a look outside right now at our emeryville camera, still, quiet and gray as you look across this, where the ships continue to roll in completely. meteorologist mike nicco will have the
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>> a pair of unlikely pals are tugging at our heart strings, "right this minute," has a
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preview with our hosts. >> hello, guys got not much can top the cuteness of a koala unless a butterfly photo bombs, this is willow in australia, during a video shoot for the park willow notices the butterfly and decides to investigate and the butterfly fly ton her head and they become past friends. tune in later on. >> you can catch "right this minute," starting at 3:00 right here on abc7 on weekdays. >> now the forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning. check out this beautiful picture from mount tam as the clouds are opening and we can reap up and touch them at 2,600 feet. now, what will happen through this forecast cycle? my highlights show increasing sun and warmth and dry and warm all the way through saturday when the warmth peaks and then it will pull back just a little. check out the temperatures,
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right on schedule at 2 to 12 degree warmer and most of us in the low-to-mid 60s and league cool at 57. here is a look at dry air sweeping across our neighborhoods and not south of the san mateo bridge but getting close. and it is the breezes that are going to pick up at noon to 9:00 and bring in the dry air and drop our temperatures in the 40s and 50s and cooler this morning. if you are in the shaded area or on a bridge, want out, 24 to 38 miles per hour winds and high-profile vehicles from noon to 9:00. temperatures in the south bay show upper 60s from milpitas and sunnyville and 73 elsewhere and san jose at 71 degrees and 63 in millbrae to palo alto at 69 on the peninsula, and 59 to 61 degrees long the coast and even with the sunshine and 64 in downtown san francisco, and, if you are going to go to fleet week look at the temperatures, average high today and tomorrow the last two days are warmest on average at 72 and warmer on
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saturday so take the sunscreen if you are watching the festivities. in the north bays near the body of wart it is cooler with the breeze off the water, san rafael and vallejo upper 60, and 73 in the north bay valley and that is 673 in santa rosa, and that is about, well, 14 degrees warmer than yesterday. now, we are going to have money 60s in the east bay, and headed inland low-to-mid 70s and refreshing. the south bay will see sunshine and it will take an hour or two and you can see my evening plan, total sunshine from the afternoon to the evening hours, and we will be in the 50s at the coast and mid-60s and low 70s and check out what happened by 9:00, you are going to need that jacket with temperatures in the 50s. tomorrow, we will be warmer tomorrow and then also on friday and saturday and low-to-mid 80s around the bay and coast, mid-to-upper 80s and san francisco low-to-mid 70s friday and saturday. >> again, it will be awesome fleet week.
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>> we have had a couple of years in a row of nice weather, yes, enjoy. >> good timing. >> you bet. >> if you plan on signing up for the first trip to mars you could sitting next to leonardo decaprio. >> not matt damon? according to business insider, leonardo decaprio mentioned it during the climate change talk with rebound and climate change scientists and at the talk, the doctor said anyone who signs up is crazy and leonardo decaprio said "i if," and tesla c.e.o. elon musk will get human on the red planet as soon as 2025. >> i will be watching helpful launch. from earth. >> me, too. >> recognizing a good deed. >> next, why this hero will receive an award today. we will tell you what he did to
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narrator: it wasn't that long ago. years of devastating cutbacks to our schools. 30,000 teachers laid off. class sizes increased. art and music programs cut. we can't ever go back. ryan ruelas: so vote yes on proposition 55. reagan duncan: prop 55 prevents 4 billion in new cuts to our schools. letty muñoz-gonzalez: simply by maintaining the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians. ryan ruelas: no new education cuts, and no new taxes. reagan duncan: vote yes on 55. sarah morgan: to help our children thrive. >> happening today an entire city in idaho wants to honor the dog as a hometown hero. jackson is 11 years old, a pug, and saved his fire from a fire. all the own are said jackson alerted the family by barking when sparks started coming from an outlet. jackson will be the first animal
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ever to receive the hometown her reaward. >> i want a parade for him and everything. >> my dog would not do the same. >> come on. >> he would run in the opposite direction. >> have a great day.
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